Logic Problem Solution:
Election 2000 -- The Early Returns Are In
The five residents of Camp 98 North and how they voted is given in
clue 1: Doc, Ventura, and the truck driver all voted for the same
candidate, while Wes and the sawyer cast ballots for his opponent.
By clue 6, Luzinski and the foreman voted for different candidates.
Since Wes isn't the foreman (9), the foreman must be Doc or Ventura
and Luzinski must be Wes or the sawyer in clue 1. By clue 8, Red and
the mechanic voted for different candidates. If Red were the sawyer,
then the mechanic would be the other of Doc and Ventura who wasn't
the foreman; Wes would be the bulldozer operator. Wes would be
Luzinski, since Red isn't (3)--but Luzinski isn't the bulldozer
operator (10). Therefore, by clue 8, Red is Ventura or the truck
driver in clue 1; and Wes is the mechanic. Doc is the foreman and
Ventura the bulldozer operator (4). By clue 7, Bob is the truck
driver, so Red is Ventura. By elimination, Luke is the sawyer.
He isn't Luzinski (10), so Wes is. By clue 5, Angstrom is Doc. Bob
is Hoover and Luke McHale (11). By clue 2, Hoover and therefore
fellow loggers Angstrom and Ventura voted for Vice Pres. Albert Gush,
so Luzinski and McHale chose Gov. George W. Bore (1). The five voters
and how they voted in the earliest returns of Election 2000 are
- Doc Angstrom, foreman, for Vice Pres. Albert Gush
- Bob Hoover, truck driver, for Vice Pres. Albert Gush
- Red Ventura, bulldozer operator, for Vice Pres. Albert Gush
- Wes Luzinski, mechanic, for Gov. George W. Bore
- Luke McHale, sawyer, for Gov. George W. Bore
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